2020 Virtual Dance Competition

This year's online event will host its own virtual competition open to contestants worldwide, featuring more than $8,000 in Prize Money!

Categories and prizes listed below.

GOLDEN AGE 

 

Northern Men

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Northern Women

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Southern Men

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Southern Women

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

MEN'S

 

Traditional

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Straight

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Prairie Chicken

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Fancy

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Grass

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

WOMEN'S

Cloth

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Fancy Shawl

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

Buckskin

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Jingle

1st - $300

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

YOUTH

 

Boys

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

 

Girls

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

TINY TOTS

 

First 50 Accepted Entries

$10 each

 

2020 Dance Competition Rules

Dance Contestants...

  • may submit to ONE category between September 15 and October 29, 2020 5:30 PM (CST)

  • must hold citizenship & place of residence in either the US or Canada

  • must collectively apply to the age group of the category they choose, detailed as followed:

    • Golden Age: 55+​

    • Adult (Men & Women): 18-55

    • Youth: 7-17

    • Tiny Tots: 6 & Under

  • will receive an acceptance email if chosen to be featured in this contest

  • will allow the SS Powwow to upload their video to the powwow’s YouTube channel

  • will be assigned a number by the powwow technical staff and have their video listed on sspowwow.com/dancers

  • will found out who wins each category as part of our announcement video, which will be released on November 21, 2020

Dance Videos...

  • must be recorded outdoors on non-covered ground

  • should feature the contestants in full regalia, reflecting the song* corresponding to their selected category

  • must be filmed in a wide, "landscape" video mode and not in the vertical "portrait" mode

  • must have continuous frames, without cuts or multiple shots. The only acceptable edit that can be made is to add the appropriate song to the video to improve the sound quality, although the song playing in the background of the recording is acceptable. Otherwise no other text, sound or visual effects can be added after recording

  • will be uploaded to YouTube.com in an Unlisted status to the contestants’ channel/account and remain in that status until winners are announced. The title must indicate Contestant Name & Dance Category, along with the contestant’s email address in the description. Uploaded videos without this information will not be accepted

  • must be linked as part of the contestants’ submission
     

 

2020 Dance Competition Songs

Each contestant must download the appropriate song assigned to their chosen category* for use in their dance & submitted video.

* Tiny Tot dance contestants may dance to any song they have available

Songs By The Ottertrail Singers

Songs By Young Buffalo Horse

 

Submission Form

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